Dates

IMG_0888Yoga: 12-1 p.m., Mondays, for all levels, and new class! Curvy Yoga for people of all shapes and sizes 7:15-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays Westside Yoga Center, $15 drop-in fee/$12 per class with card, and special offers (see website).

March 25 – Needle in the Bone: How a Holocaust Survivor & Polish Resistance Fighter Beat the Odds and Found Each Other, 7-8:30 p.m., Osher Institute, KU Continuing Education, 1515 St. Andrews Dr., Lawrence, KS. Registration required.

March 30 – Interfaith Academy: Stewardship – Giving in the Abrahamic Traditions with Rev. Dr. Mark Rich, Dr. Dincer Guler, and Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg: Interfaith Academy, a Jewish – Christian – Muslim Dialog Education Programs, is an collaborative initiative that created by Dialog Institute of the Southwest, Jewish Community Center, Ecumenical Campus Ministries, Plymouth Congregational Church, West Side Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, St. John Evangelist Catholic Church, St. Margaret Episcopal Church, Trinity Lutheran Church, St. Luke African American Church. Dinners will be provided after the presentations. Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N. H., Lawrence, KS. Please RSVP at eyyupesen@gmail.com by March 28th. Free.

March 31 - William Stafford Celebration and ConferenceWashburn University, Topeka, KS.

April 1 - Needle in the Bone: How a Holocaust Survivor & Polish Resistance Fighter Beat the Odds and Found Each Other, 7-8:30 p.m., Osher Institute, Meadowlark Community Room, Meadowlark Retire Community, Manhattan, KS. Registration required.

April 9 – Needle in the Bone: How a Holocaust Survivor & Polish Resistance Fighter Beat the Odds and Found Each Other, 7-8:30 p.m., Hutchinson Community College Shears Technology Center, Justice Theatre 1300 N. Plum, Hutchinson, KS. Registration required.

April 10 – Needle in the Bone: How a Holocaust Survivor & Polish Resistance Fighter Beat the Odds and Found Each Other, 2:00–3:30 p.m. The Cedars Conference Center, 1021 Cedars Drive, McPherson, KS
Free to residents of The Cedars. Registration required.

April 10 - Needle in the Bone: How a Holocaust Survivor & Polish Resistance Fighter Beat the Odds and Found Each Other, 7-8:30 p.m., 7:00–8:30 p.m. Hutchinson Community College Newton Center,
203 E. Broadway, Newton, KS. Registration required.

April 11 - Needle in the Bone: How a Holocaust Survivor & Polish Resistance Fighter Beat the Odds and Found Each Other, Tabor College Lifelong Learning, 9:45 a.m., 400 S. Jefferson, Hillsboro, KS.

April 13 - Needle in the Bone: How a Holocaust Survivor & Polish Resistance Fighter Beat the Odds and Found Each Other, presentation 10:30 a.m., April 13, 2014, Temple Beth Shalom, Topeka, KS.

April 23 – Needle in the Bone: How a Holocaust Survivor & Polish Resistance Fighter Beat the Odds and Found Each Other, 7-8:30 p.m., KU Edwards Campus Regnier Hall Auditorium, 12600 Quivira Rd., Overland Park, KS. Registration required.

May 3 – Writing About Life’s Hard Stuff: 1-5 p.m. Sat., May 3, The Loft Literary Center, 1011 Washington Ave., Minn., MN. Learn how to cultivate enough distance and magic to write strong and transformative poetry, fiction or memoir about charged, painful or tender moments. To avoid spinning your wheels, we’ll explore how and when to write about life’s hard stuff, write from innovative prompts, and discuss how to further develop your work. Ample handouts abound.

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May 11-16 – Brave Voice: Writing & Singing for Your Life, six-day retreat led by Kelley Hunt & Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, May 11-17, 2014, White Memorial Camp, Council Grove, KS

June 7 – Write Livelihood: Making a Living as a Writer Through Workshops, Consulting, Coaching, Collaboration and More, The Writers Place, Kansas City, MO
Along with a talk about ways to create your own work, appropriate education and training, connecting with your community, and designing and assessing your projects, Caryn will share short, engaging writing prompts to help you recover or discover more about your heart’s desire when it comes to making a living. She’ll also talk about her 20 years of experience doing this work, and the experience of others around the world today, who are developing the field and profession of Transformative Language Arts, which focuses on social and personal transformation through the written, spoken and sung word. Registration required.

June 29 – Mid-Summer Writing Retreat, 1-5 p.m., Turning Point: The Center for Hope and Healing, 8900 State Line Rd., Leawood, KS. Free, but pre-registration required.